- To develop a framework within which initiative, responsibility and healthy relationships can flourish.
- To enable students to develop a sense of self-worth and respect and tolerance for others.
- To produce an environment in which students feel safe, secure and respected.
- To encourage positive and creative behaviour.
Code of Behaviour
- Treat everyone at the college with care and respect this includes fellow students, teachers support staff and all who visit the college.
- Students are expected to conduct themselves in an attentive, courteous and studious manner, and to maintain an acceptable standard of personal hygiene.
- The use of phones, iPhones and any other inappropriate electrical equipment is prohibited in class.
- Eating and drinking in confined to the canteen and at break times only. All items must be placed in the bin after.
- Eating and drinking is not allowed in computer rooms.
- Any student found in possession of or under the influence of alcohol, other non-prescribed drugs or controlled substances, either on the school premises or during any school related activity will be subject to immediate disciplinary action, including the possibility of suspension and exclusion.
- Smoking anywhere on the college premises is strictly prohibited and can result in disciplinary action.
- Limited Car parking facilities are available to students no parking in spaces with numbers.
- Separate toilet facilities are provided for PLC students. Second level toilets are not to be used under any circumstances.
- PLC students are expected to treat college premises, property and equipment with respect and use litterbins provided.
- The above code of behaviour applies to all college activities including work experience.
- Where appropriate uniforms must be worn by students at all times within college grounds.
- Please dress appropriately at all times.
- Any violence or aggressive behavior will not be tolerated under any circumstance and students will be dismissed immediately.
- 80% attendance is required for all students. Maintenance grants will be stopped where the attendance requirement is not met. If you are receiving a Back to Education Allowance the Department of Social Welfare will be informed that you are not attending this course. Class notes will not be kept for students that are absent.
- Medical Certificates must be submitted to Course Co-ordinators immediately on return to college.
By enrolling at Longford College of Further Education you are accepting the terms of the college’s Code of Behaviour.